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Fabric, Interrupted.

  Oops. I forgot to keep you all abreast of my adventures in Fabric-land. These 20 long quarters (as opposed to fats) were bought last weekend over two days at City Quilter. On Saturday, I spent over an hour wandering around, trying to find fabric that inspired me. After an hour, I just grabbed a … Continue reading

Block 61: April 19, 2013

  TGIF. Not to sound especially glib, considering this week’s events, but I’m so thankful the weekend is here and another, hopefully better, week is around the corner. Date: April 19, 2013 Crane: 61 Days Spent on Project: 61 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Carissa L., another one … Continue reading

Block 51: April 9, 2013

9pm and just finished! Date: April 9, 2013 Crane: 51 Days Spent on Project: 51 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Jeremy W., theatrical jack of all trades… Producer, Director, Choreographer, Actor, Dancer, Stitcher, Enabler, Critic, Provocateur, Instigator… This Crane is dedicated to him as much as he’s dedicated … Continue reading

Block 49: April 7, 2013

  Hey, I matched my ironing board to my background fabric! Date: April 7, 2013 Crane Number: 49 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Erin G., elementary school chum. Her mom was the school’s librarian. After I transferred to a different high school than the ones my childhood friends … Continue reading

Block 48: April 6, 2013

  Used one of the “aboriginal prints” my friend in Oregon sent me a while back, pairing it with a maroon batik. I need to find more of those prints; they’re interesting! I set this pairing aside last night, right before I went to bed. When I looked at it again this morning, I almost … Continue reading

Block 44: April 2, 2013

  I have a pile of yellows, tans, and beiges that I’ve been meaning to use. I must figure out a way to start getting excited about them. (I’m planning on stopping by The City Quilter today; given this week’s schedule, it seems like this afternoon is my chance to do it. Must make a … Continue reading

Block 39: March 28, 2013

  I can never tell if a certain fabric pairing is going to pop or blend in together. Date: March 28, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Continuing down the line of my elementary school friends, Paul S. Music I listened to while sewing: Goldfrapp. She got me … Continue reading

Block 35: March 24, 2013

  This one is practically electric! I think it might be the picture though; I’m staring at it right now and it has an earthier quality to it. You’ll have to take my word for it… Date: March 24, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Casey C., another … Continue reading

Block 34: March 23, 2013

Happy Saturday, hope you’re all enjoying the weekend! Date: March 23, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Micah F., one of the good friends from elementary school. I grew up in rural/suburban Indiana. It wasn’t an easy childhood once I hit middle school. (Did any of us have … Continue reading

Block 26: March 15, 2013

TGIF, friends! I’ve shifted away from color today and dived back into my stash of blacks and greys. A friend called this one “Stealth Ninja Crane.” Date: March 15, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: my grandfather, Joe. Music I listened to while sewing: Thanks to Spotify, I … Continue reading